Trust and safety are key factors to the success of ecommerce in Nigeria – OLX


Online marketplace OLX has described trust and safety as key factors that would determine the success of ecommerce in Nigeria.

Speaking at an interactive session with tech journalists in Lagos, Lola Masha, country manager OLX Nigeria said OLX is a strong believer in the Nigerian market and determined to see that the online marketplace thrives.

We are very passionate about the value we provide in connecting buyers to sellers and in promoting trade. For us, trust and safety are key factors to the success of e-commerce, which is why we are intensifying efforts by improving measures that will demonstrate safety and help build trust among Nigerians,” she said.

Fifemayo Aiyesimoju, brand marketing manager  revealed OLX has partnered with MTN to provide MTN subscribers access to download the OLX APP free of data charges.

“We recently partnered with MTN on the  APPtitude campaign to enable our users download the OLX app making it more convenient for buyers and sellers on our platform and we are seeing tremendous results.

“The OLX Gives Back campaign is still on-going, Dan Foster of City FM has listed some of his items on sale on OLX. Some of the proceeds from the sale of those items will be doubled by OLX and given to the charity organisation of his choice,” she said.